How to Make Safety Incentive Schemes Successful Since seeing the by-products of poorly designed and implemented safety incentive schemes I have never been a big fan of them, particularly those that reward for not getting injured (or not reporting those injuries). Although they once supported and … [Read more...] about How to Make Safety Incentive Schemes Successful
Ten Secrets to Risk and Safety Motivation and Ownership (republished by request) Here they are: 1. There are no secrets. What we need to know about motivation is already out there, trouble is, in the risk and safety sector, education in the social sciences is minimal. The best place to start is … [Read more...] about Ten Secrets to Risk and Safety Motivation and Ownership
Jerry won the safety award (but he didn’t do anything!) I was at a family gathering recently and got talking to Jerry who I hadn’t spoken with for a while. We chatted about our work and he asked whether I was still in ‘safety’. I said no, that’s not what I do anymore: (I’m Not that into Safety … [Read more...] about Jerry won the safety award (but he didn’t do anything!)
Employee Engagement: Chocolate, Vanilla, or Strawberry? Guest article by Bill Sims, Jnr. You will find his articles quirky, refreshing, thought provoking and just plain fun to read. Who would write a book called “Green Beans & Ice Cream - The Definitive Recipe for Employee Engagement, … [Read more...] about Employee Engagement: Chocolate, Vanilla, or Strawberry?
Do you know how to sell safety? Great article recently Posted by Marie-Claire Ross from Digicast – Read the whole article here A few similar ones you might also relate to: Safety Professionals–The Piggy in The Middle? Safety Professionals – We Are Our Own Worst Enemies Risk Psychometrics, … [Read more...] about Do you know how to sell safety?
Safety Incentive Programs – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly A little collection of the best web articles to help you decide which safety incentives work the best - or at least help you avoid having to do any real work for a while Battery Cables (one of my favourites) Busy managers … [Read more...] about Effective Safety Incentive Programs
Creative Safety Ideas Cute and creative ways to incorporate mundane but essential safety equipment into the workplace environment. How long before some over zealous Safety Fun Policeman demands compliance with Fire Safety Regulation Sub-Para 3.3.8a? Anyone see a problem with this? Anyone seen … [Read more...] about Creative Safety Ideas
Safety Incentive Schemes For the 20 years I was in the mining industry we had a variety of safety incentives. There were stubby coolers, belt buckles, caps, jackets, sports bags and so on. Awards were given for various periods without a lost time accident, often a more valuable prize was given for … [Read more...] about Whats Wrong with Safety Incentive Schemes
Injury Hiding-How do you stop it? By Bill Sims Jr. - See the rest of Bill’s Articles Here "I've inherited a safety incentive program that rewards people for lagging indicators and I'm worried there maybe injury hiding. How can I shift it to become behavior based?" All too often, safety … [Read more...] about Injury Hiding-How do you stop it?
Safety Incentive Programs I just heard of a company that is proudly spruiking its new reward scheme in support of its Zero Harm policy – Eeerkk! “Safety Incentives” is still a very popular term used to reach this blog from search engines! Without going into the complexities of human behaviour and … [Read more...] about Safety Incentive Programs